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Use the A-Z Research Directory below to browse active research groups, activities and facilities in the College of Engineering and Computing. Use a filter to see groups in specific departments or search by keyword to get started.

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Computer Science and Engineering Computer Vision Lab Wang, Song Computer vision; Machine learning; Deep learning; Image processing; Artificial intelligence Computer vision; Machine learning; Deep learning; Image processing; Artificial intelligence computer science, cse
Mechanical Engineering Paul Ziehl Research Group Ziehl, Paul Aerospace composites; High pressure vessels; Autonomous evaluation; Machine learning; Edge analytics; Sustainable materials; Infrastructure Aerospace composites; High pressure vessels; Autonomous evaluation; Machine learning; Edge analytics; Sustainable materials; Infrastructure civil, environmental
Nuclear Engineering,Mechanical Engineering,Aerospace Engineering SmartState™ Center for Multifunctional Materials and Structures Ziehl, Paul Aerospace composites; Multi-functional materials; Remote sensing; Digital twin; Artificial intelligence; Edge analytics; Data-informed decision making Aerospace composites; Multi-functional materials; Remote sensing; Digital twin; Artificial intelligence; Edge analytics; Data-informed decision making aerospace, civil, environmental, mechanical, nuclear, AI
Mechanical Engineering Gross Materials Lab Gross, Andrew Architected materials; Model calibration; Material characterization Architected materials; Model calibration; Material characterization mechanical engineering,
Computer Science and Engineering Artificial Intelligence Institute Sheth, Amit Artificial Intelligence Artificial Intelligence Artificial Intelligence, computer science, AI, cse
Computer Science and Engineering Artificial Intelligence and Systems Laboratory (AISys) Jamshidi, Pooyan Autonomous Systems; Transfer Learning; Deep Learning; Robust Optimization; Causal AI; Reinforcement Learning; Robotics; ML Security; Hardware for ML; Program Synthesis Autonomous Systems; Transfer Learning; Deep Learning; Robust Optimization; Causal AI; Reinforcement Learning; Robotics; ML Security; Hardware for ML; Program Synthesis computer science, cse
Chemical Engineering,Biomedical Engineering Uline Research Group Uline, Mark Biophysics; Soft matter; Biomaterials; Statistical mechanics; Thermodynamics; Nucleation Biophysics; Soft matter; Biomaterials; Statistical mechanics; Thermodynamics; Nucleation
Chemical Engineering,Biomedical Engineering Biosensing and Biomarker Research Laboratory Liu, Chang Biosensors; Biomarkers; Nanotechnology; Personalized Diagnostics; Sequencing Biosensors; Biomarkers; Nanotechnology; Personalized Diagnostics; Sequencing biomedical engineering, chemical engineering
Chemical Engineering Strategic Approaches to the Generation of Electricity (SAGE) Lauterbach, Jochen Catalysis; Machine learning; Artificial intelligence; Combinatorial catalysis; CO2 utilization; Biomass torrefaction; NH3 synthesis and decomposition; Energy; High-throughput screening; Waste plastic utilization Catalysis; Machine learning; Artificial intelligence; Combinatorial catalysis; CO2 utilization; Biomass torrefaction; NH3 synthesis and decomposition; Energy; High-throughput screening; Waste plastic utilization Spectroscopy, electron microscopy, nanomaterials synthesis, biomass utilization, spectral imaging, chemical engineering
Chemical Engineering Center for Rational Catalyst Synthesis (CERCAS) Regalbuto, John Catalysis; Metal deposition; Thermodynamics; Kinetics; Solid-solid bonding; Precision site synthesis Catalysis; Metal deposition; Thermodynamics; Kinetics; Solid-solid bonding; Precision site synthesis chemical engineering
Aerospace Engineering,Mechanical Engineering Center for Predictive Maintenance Bayoumi, Abdel Component testing; Predictive analytics; Digital transformation; Sensor signal processing; Virtual and augmented reality; Health monitoring systems; Physics-based data modeling Component testing; Predictive analytics; Digital transformation; Sensor signal processing; Virtual and augmented reality; Health monitoring systems; Physics-based data modeling Aerospace Engineering, VR, Mcnair, mechanical
Civil and Environmental Engineering,Aerospace Engineering,Mechanical Engineering Multiscale Manufacturing & Mechanics of Materials and Structures Group (MSMOMS) Sockalingam, Subramani Composites; Fibers; Automated tow placement; Process-Structure-Property; Computational/experimental mechanics; Materials-by-Design; Dynamic composite behavior Composites; Fibers; Automated tow placement; Process-Structure-Property; Computational/experimental mechanics; Materials-by-Design; Dynamic composite behavior Aerospace, armor, ballistic impact, mechanical, civil, environmental
Mechanical Engineering,Aerospace Engineering McNAIR Center Bayoumi, Abdel Composites; Predictive maintenance; Digital transformation; 3D printing of composites and metal; Drones; Unmanned vehicles; Combustion; Automated fiber placement Composites; Predictive maintenance; Digital transformation; 3D printing of composites and metal; Drones; Unmanned vehicles; Combustion; Automated fiber placement Aerospace engineering, mechanical, UAV, AFP
Chemical Engineering Heyden Lab Heyden, Andreas Computational catalysis; Multiscale modeling; Data science; Solid-liquid interfaces Computational catalysis; Multiscale modeling; Data science; Solid-liquid interfaces chemical engineering
Chemical Engineering Center for Electrochemical Engineering Popov, Branko Corrosion and protection; Advanced batteries; Electric vehicles; Electroplating; Stable alloys; Hydrogen embrittlement; Fuel cells Corrosion and protection; Advanced batteries; Electric vehicles; Electroplating; Stable alloys; Hydrogen embrittlement; Fuel cells electrolyzers, capacitors, performance models, electrochemistry, chemical engineering
Mechanical Engineering,Computer Science and Engineering Machine Learning and Evolution Laboratory Hu, Jianjun Deep learning; Machine learning; Materials discovery; Bioinformatics, Health informatics; Inverse design; Protein design Deep learning; Machine learning; Materials discovery; Bioinformatics, Health informatics; Inverse design; Protein design computer science, mechanical engineering, cse
Electrical Engineering Power Flow Design Tools Dougal, Roger Design tools; Power and energy; Thermal fluids; Power electronics; Ship systems; S3D, VTB Design tools; Power and energy; Thermal fluids; Power electronics; Ship systems; S3D, VTB Simulation, electronics, design, thermal, mechanical, flow, concept, electrical engineering
Mechanical Engineering Center for Mechanics, Materials and Non-Destructive Evaluation Sutton, Michael Digital image correlation (DIC); Computational mechanics; Digital image correlation (DIC); Computational mechanics;
Chemical Engineering,Biomedical Engineering Protein Aggregation and Neuroinflammation Laboratory Moss, Melissa Disease detection; Amyloid; Alzheimer’s disease; Drug development; Neurodegeneration; Neuroinflammation; Protein aggregation Disease detection; Amyloid; Alzheimer’s disease; Drug development; Neurodegeneration; Neuroinflammation; Protein aggregation biomedical, beta
Mechanical Engineering,Aerospace Engineering Unmanned Systems & Robotics Lab (USRL) Vitzilaios, Nikolaos Drones; Robotics; Unmanned systems; Autonomous navigation; Perception and control; Aerial robots; Ground robots; Marine robots; Remote inspection Drones; Robotics; Unmanned systems; Autonomous navigation; Perception and control; Aerial robots; Ground robots; Marine robots; Remote inspection aerospace, mechanical
Chemical Engineering Mustain Laboratory for Electrocatalysts and Fuels Mustain, William Electrochemistry, batteries, fuel cells, fuels, catalysts, electrochemical engineering Electrochemistry, batteries, fuel cells, fuels, catalysts, electrochemical engineering chemical engineering
Mechanical Engineering High Temperature Electrochemical Materials and Energy Lab Xue, Xingjian Electrochemistry; Solid oxide fuel cells; Gas separation membranes; Ceramics; Micro/nano-structures Electrochemistry; Solid oxide fuel cells; Gas separation membranes; Ceramics; Micro/nano-structures
Civil and Environmental Engineering BioAerosol Contaminant Transport and Control Technology Lab Hoque, Shamia Flow visualization; Aerosol diagnostics; Biomechanical property characterization; Artificial intelligence; Multi-variable design spaces Flow visualization; Aerosol diagnostics; Biomechanical property characterization; Artificial intelligence; Multi-variable design spaces civil and environmental engineering, civil engineering, environmental engineering, AI
Chemical Engineering Catalysis for Renewable Fuels SmartState Center Regalbuto, John Heterogeneous catalyst synthesis; Biomass conversion; Catalyst characterization; Catalyst evaluation Heterogeneous catalyst synthesis; Biomass conversion; Catalyst characterization; Catalyst evaluation strong electrostatic adsorption, electroless deposition, x-ray diffraction, electron microscopy, chemical engineering
Mechanical Engineering,Nuclear Engineering Advanced Materials Discovery and Simulation Laboratory Hu, Ming High-throughput computation; Machine learning; Big data; Materials design; Thermal transport; Energy conversion; Energy storage High-throughput computation; Machine learning; Big data; Materials design; Thermal transport; Energy conversion; Energy storage applied computing, data science
Integrated Information Technology Human-Computer Interaction and User Experience Group (HCI/UX) Wu, Dezhi Human-Computer interaction; UX/UI design; Health IT; Behavioral information security; Artificial intelligence; Computer-mediated education and training Human-Computer interaction; UX/UI design; Health IT; Behavioral information security; Artificial intelligence; Computer-mediated education and training integrated information technology, iit
Mechanical Engineering,Chemical Engineering Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Center Shimpalee, Sirivatch Hydrogen; Fuel cells; Electrolysis cells; Batteries; Electrochemical modeling; Electrochemical characterization; Transport phenomena; Renewable energy Hydrogen; Fuel cells; Electrolysis cells; Batteries; Electrochemical modeling; Electrochemical characterization; Transport phenomena; Renewable energy Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Electrochemistry, Multiscale Modeling
Computer Science and Engineering Center for Information Assurance Engineering Farkas, Csilla Information security; Cyber defense; Information management; Network-level protocol; User-friendly authentication Information security; Cyber defense; Information management; Network-level protocol; User-friendly authentication privacy, computer science, cse, computer engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE) Chaudhry, Hanif Levee breach; Dam failure; International research; Flooding; Erosion Levee breach; Dam failure; International research; Flooding; Erosion civil, environmental
Aerospace Engineering,Civil and Environmental Engineering,Mechanical Engineering Adaptive Real-Time Systems Laboratory (ARTS-Lab) Downey, Austin Machine learning; Artificial intelligence, Real-time control; Sensors; Impact; High-rate; Structural health monitoring; Dense sensor networks; Autonomous systems; Embedded systems Machine learning; Artificial intelligence, Real-time control; Sensors; Impact; High-rate; Structural health monitoring; Dense sensor networks; Autonomous systems; Embedded systems AI, mechanical, civil, aerospace,
Nuclear Engineering,Mechanical Engineering,Aerospace Engineering Integrated Materials Research Group Zhou, Caizhi Mechanical metallurgy; Friction stir welding; Crystal plasticity; Multi-scale modeling; Dislocation dynamics; Friction and wear Mechanical metallurgy; Friction stir welding; Crystal plasticity; Multi-scale modeling; Dislocation dynamics; Friction and wear aerospace, mechanical, nuclear
Mechanical Engineering,Biomedical Engineering Microfluidics and Bioimaging Laboratory Wang, Guiren Micro/nanofluidics; Electrokinetics; Lab-on-a-chip; Far field optical nanoscopy and super-resolution imaging; Cancer detection; Fluorescence spectroscopy; Fluid dynamics; Turbulence and mixing Micro/nanofluidics; Electrokinetics; Lab-on-a-chip; Far field optical nanoscopy and super-resolution imaging; Cancer detection; Fluorescence spectroscopy; Fluid dynamics; Turbulence and mixing mechanical, biomedical
Mechanical Engineering Dynamic Behavior and Multifunctional Materials Laboratory Kidane, Addis Multifunctional materials; Experimental mechanics; Composites; Polymers Multifunctional materials; Experimental mechanics; Composites; Polymers mechanical engineering, polimer
Civil and Environmental Engineering Berge Research Laboratory Berge, Nicole Municipal solid waste; Waste conversion to value-added products; Hydrothermal carbonization; Life-cycle assessment; Waste treatment; Waste management; Landfills Municipal solid waste; Waste conversion to value-added products; Hydrothermal carbonization; Life-cycle assessment; Waste treatment; Waste management; Landfills waste streams, resource recovery, bioreactor, carbon sequestration, civil, environmental, civil and environmental engineering
Computer Science and Engineering Intelligent Circuits, Architectures, and Systems (iCAS) Lab Zand, Ramtin Neuromorphic computing; AI hardware accelerator, Machine learning applications; Reconfigurable and adaptive computing architectures; Edge computing architectures; Neuromorphic computing; AI hardware accelerator, Machine learning applications; Reconfigurable and adaptive computing architectures; Edge computing architectures; computer science, cse, emerging logic and memory technologies in-memory computing, analog computing, spiking neural networks, deep learning, FPGA, spintronics, MRAM, beyond-CMOS devices, neural networks, low-power and reliability-aware VLSI circuits, RRAM, memristor, IoT
Mechanical Engineering Integrated Material Assessment and Predictive Simulation Laboratory (i-MAPS) Banerjee, Sourav Nondestructive evaluation; Structural health monitoring; Biosensors; Point-of-Care; Energy harvesting; Biomimetics; Smart materials; Material characterization; Ultrasonics; Acoustics Nondestructive evaluation; Structural health monitoring; Biosensors; Point-of-Care; Energy harvesting; Biomimetics; Smart materials; Material characterization; Ultrasonics; Acoustics Bio-origami, Computational NDE, Data Analytics, Big Data, Machine Learning, Predictive Simulation, Otobiomechanics, Phononics, Deep Learning, Programable Matter, Mechanobiomechanics, Noise Control, Energy Scavenging, NDE Data Analytics, SHM Big Data, Prognosis, Computational Modeling
Mechanical Engineering Laboratory for Active Materials and Smart Structures (LAMSS) Giurgiutiu, Victor Nondestructive evaluation; Structural health monitoring; Piezoelectric wafer active sensors; Fiber Bragg grating Nondestructive evaluation; Structural health monitoring; Piezoelectric wafer active sensors; Fiber Bragg grating NDE, SHM, PWAS, FBG, SLDV
Mechanical Engineering,Nuclear Engineering Nuclear Science and Energy Center Cacuci, Dan Gabriel Nuclear Science; Nuclear Energy Nuclear Science; Nuclear Energy mechanical engineering, nuclear engineering
Nuclear Engineering General Atomics Center for Transformational Nuclear Technologies Besmann, Theodore Nuclear fuel; Nuclear waste; Thermodynamics; Molten salts; Thermal measurements Nuclear fuel; Nuclear waste; Thermodynamics; Molten salts; Thermal measurements Nuclear Fuel, Waste Storage, Energy of the Future
Mechanical Engineering,Aerospace Engineering ReActing Systems & Advanced Energy Research (RASAER) Lab Farouk, Tanvir Plasma; Combustion; Kinetics; Emissions; Reacting flows; Multi-physics Plasma; Combustion; Kinetics; Emissions; Reacting flows; Multi-physics aerospace, mechanical
Civil and Environmental Engineering SC Transportation Group Huynh, Nathan Ports; Freight Logistics; Connected Vehicles; Traffic Safety; Pavement Management Systems; Health Care Ports; Freight Logistics; Connected Vehicles; Traffic Safety; Pavement Management Systems; Health Care civil and environmental engineering
Electrical Engineering Energy Routing Lab Ginn, Herbert Power electronic converters; Microgrids; Network distributed control; Electrical energy routing; Converter coordination; Power electronics control Power electronic converters; Microgrids; Network distributed control; Electrical energy routing; Converter coordination; Power electronics control electrical engineering
Nuclear Engineering,Aerospace Engineering,Civil and Environmental Engineering,Mechanical Engineering Visualized Structural Health Monitoring Laboratory Yu, Lingyu Quantitative nondestructive evaluation; Structural health monitoring; Non-contact guided ultrasonic waves; Remote sensing; Laser technology Quantitative nondestructive evaluation; Structural health monitoring; Non-contact guided ultrasonic waves; Remote sensing; Laser technology aerospace, civil, mechanical, nuclear
Civil and Environmental Engineering Transportation Geotechnics Research Group Qian, Yu Railroad infrastructure; Smart track; Pavement; Aggregate behavior; Computer vision; Object detection; Image processing Railroad infrastructure; Smart track; Pavement; Aggregate behavior; Computer vision; Object detection; Image processing discrete element simulation, computational fluid dynamics, finite element simulation, railway, civil and environmental engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering Advanced Railroad Technology Group Rizos, Dimitris Railway engineering; Infrastructure design; Multi-modal transportation Railway engineering; Infrastructure design; Multi-modal transportation civil, environmental
Mechanical Engineering,Aerospace Engineering Integrated Multiphysics and Systems Engineering Laboratory (iMSEL) Wang, Yi Reduced-order modeling; Real-time simulation; Multi-fidelity surrogate model; Optimization; Design; Machine learning; Computer vision; Autonomy; System control; Edge computing Reduced-order modeling; Real-time simulation; Multi-fidelity surrogate model; Optimization; Design; Machine learning; Computer vision; Autonomy; System control; Edge computing aerospace, mechanical, data mining, design, unmanned systems
Civil and Environmental Engineering Viparelli Group Viparelli, Enrica River engineering; Sediment transport River engineering; Sediment transport estuary, delta, tides, coast, turbidity current, restoration, morphodynamics, sediment sorting, civil, environmental
Computer Science and Engineering Center for Computational Robotics O'Kane, Jason Robotics; Perception; Autonomy; Unstructured environments Robotics; Perception; Autonomy; Unstructured environments Robotics, computer science, CSE
Electrical Engineering Microwave Engineering Lab Ali, Mohammod Smart antennas; Broadband metamaterials; Wireless power transfer; Wireless sensing Smart antennas; Broadband metamaterials; Wireless power transfer; Wireless sensing Electrical Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering Geotechnical Research and Centrifuge Modeling Laboratories Sasanakul, Inthuorn Soil properties and behaviors; Soil-structure interactions, Geotechnical earthquake engineering; Unsaturated soils; Internal erosion; Centrifuge modeling; Natural hazards Soil properties and behaviors; Soil-structure interactions, Geotechnical earthquake engineering; Unsaturated soils; Internal erosion; Centrifuge modeling; Natural hazards natural disaster, flooding, dams, flood, hurricane, sinkhole, civil, environmental
Mechanical Engineering Solid Oxide Fuel Cell SmartState Center Huang, Kevin Solid Oxide Fuel Cells; Batteries; Membranes; Modeling Solid Oxide Fuel Cells; Batteries; Membranes; Modeling mechanical engineering
Mechanical Engineering,Aerospace Engineering Metal 3D Printing Laboratory Yuan, Lang Solidification; Additive manufacturing; Materials processing; Computational modeling and simulation; Microstructure and defects Solidification; Additive manufacturing; Materials processing; Computational modeling and simulation; Microstructure and defects Metal, Numerical Simulation, Manufacturing, Advanced Manufacturing, Powder, Nickel-based superalloy, Aluminum alloy, monitoring, process control, aerospace, mechanical
Civil and Environmental Engineering Structural Dynamics and Intelligent Infrastructure Laboratory Caicedo, Juan Structural dynamics; Model updating; Structural health monitoring; Earthquake engineering; Structural control Structural dynamics; Model updating; Structural health monitoring; Earthquake engineering; Structural control civil, environmental, SDII
Mechanical Engineering Micro/Nanoscale Transport Lab Li, Chen Two-phase heat and mass transfer; Thermal management; Water-energy nexus Two-phase heat and mass transfer; Thermal management; Water-energy nexus mechanical
Aberration-Corrected Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy Facility Blom, Douglas User facility User facility STEM
Chemical Engineering X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy Center Karakalos, Stavros User facility User facility chemical engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering Yeomin Yoon Research Group Yoon, Yeomin Wastewater; Ground waters; Inorganic and organic contaminants Wastewater; Ground waters; Inorganic and organic contaminants civil, environmental
Civil and Environmental Engineering Integrated Water and Environmental Resources Systems (iWERS) Goharian, Erfan Water resources modeling and management; Systems engineering; Artificial intelligence; Hydrology; Stormwater management; Water/energy/food nexus; Hydroinformatics; Flood modeling and management Water resources modeling and management; Systems engineering; Artificial intelligence; Hydrology; Stormwater management; Water/energy/food nexus; Hydroinformatics; Flood modeling and management civil, environmental, AI
Electrical Engineering Wireless Science and Engineering Laboratory Matolak, David Wireless communications; Radio Propagation; Channel modeling; Spread spectrum; Modulation; Detection Wireless communications; Radio Propagation; Channel modeling; Spread spectrum; Modulation; Detection electrical engineering, satellite

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